In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The bread basket full of hot, crusty rolls sets the right hospitable tone.
- The chicken and mushroom soup was delicious and came with a sizeable section of hot crusty baguette.
- They also may be dome-shaped with a crusty layer or ulceration.
- The vegetable casserole stood on the newly tiled work top ready to re-heat, enough for two with the crusty brown bread she had bought that morning.
- There's a choice of Italian cold cuts - you know the list, capicollo to mortadella to prosciutto - served on crusty fresh bread.
- But I'm still not eating the crusty bits of bread, even if you held me down and force fed me.
- The resulting cake is golden, incredibly moist, light and fruity, with a slightly crusty edge, and it is very hard to stop at just one slice.
- Look at the soil - does the soil look soft and mellow, or is it hard and crusty?
- The formations tower over the river basin below like ancient sentinels standing watch over the crusty earth that conceals the fossilized treasures concealed within.
- Try it as a tasty snack served on top of toasted crusty chewy bread.
- Alternatively, it is just as nice on its own with a crusty piece of bread.
- The coconut bean soup was good, and the accompanying bread was fresh and crusty.
- I guess the movie was targeted towards teenage girls, as opposed to an old crusty man such as myself.
- He's crusty and he's tough, and he stands very firmly for his positions.
- But crusty scholars in dusty rooms are not the only source of mathematical ideas.
- The court rooms play host to crusty gout ridden old men that wouldn't know justice if it was to smack them on the snout.
- We were met off the plane by a crusty gentleman called Lukas who had been sent by the prominent and notorious pop band member's record company.
- And that meant a group of tired and crusty councillors were not able to get to a very important item until late in the afternoon of Feb. 10.
- Knighted in 1944, he was the traditional crusty Englishman, on and off the screen; once, after dropping a catch, he stopped play to summon his butler to fetch his spectacles.
- Let it never be imagined that this crusty scholar was not an independent thinker!
- Cartoons usually depict archaeologists as crusty old fogies, covered in cobwebs, and obsessed with old bones and cracked pots.
- Their great days are behind them, and like crusty old men, they've turned bitter and twisted, watching the young whippersnapper across the sea party, get hungover, and party again the next night.
- From the outset, she is not sure she will survive this touchy encounter with a legendary fisherman who taught her everything she knows and is one tough, crusty character.
- Are those gastronomic geniuses really a crusty lot?
- An elderly, crusty monster of a man, with a voracious appetite for drink, and a vocabulary of approximately twenty words - all of which have subsequently entered the fecking public lexicon.
- And you can't beat that crusty old hypocrite, Joseph, for comic relief.
- There were young couples like us and old crusty looking investor types measuring the land and imagining how many units they could squeeze onto the property.
- She is all alone in the world, or so she thinks, when she suddenly inherits a rundown shack up north, which comes complete with a crusty old grandfather and some other surprising relatives she didn't know about.
- He wants to play the crusty sergeant in those old war movies - the guy who doesn't flinch as bullets whiz by, while privates freak out.
- Old crusty reporters know that when an official denies anything, it's a good time to begin probing it.
- He still lives with his crusty father Martin.
- Add a crusty engineer and his manic assistant, and you have the makings of a team any law-abiding citizen should think twice before calling in to stop trouble.
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